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Foad Nahai, MD

Foad Nahai, MD

Maurice J. Jurkiewicz Chair in Plastic Surgery and Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine





American Board of Plastic Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member

1978-1997, 2013


Dr. Nahai is an acknowledged leader in aesthetic plastic surgery who has developed and refined various aesthetic and cosmetic procedures. He previously served on Emory's plastic surgery faculty from 1978-1997 before leaving to join Dr. T. Roderick Hester's Paces Plastic Surgery, an aesthetics and reconstructive surgery private practice that has long provided training rotations for Emory's plastic surgery residency. Paces officially joined the Emory Clinic in March 2013 as the Emory Aesthetic Center at Paces, and Dr. Nahai was reappointed to the faculty of the Emory Department of Surgery.

Dr. Nahai's professional memberships encompass numerous international, national, and local plastic surgery organizations. He is president of the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Centers; has served as president of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (2008-2010) and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (2007-2008); and was director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery (2001-2007). He has authored or co-authored 10 books, the most recent being Techniques in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Series: Minimally Invasive Facial Rejuvenation in 2009; published over 200 scientific articles on all aspects of plastic surgery; and is editor-in-chief of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal.

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